Stéphane Dion’s long goodbye

Stéphane Dion announced he will step down as Liberal Party leader, but says he will stay on as interim leader until his replacement is chosen at a leadership convention next Spring.

I was told I gave a good performance, but it was not enough.

– Stéphane Dion

Dion blames last week’s electoral defeat on ‘Conservative propaganda’ and the Liberal Party’s inability to match Tory spending on advertising due to a ‘financial crisis’ caused by historically low fundraising capacity.


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